Places for Children to Grow...Museums!
THE AUTRY MUSEUM OF WESTERN HERITGE
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(Located across from the L. A. Zoo.)
Call (323) 667-2000 for more information.
CABRILLO MARINE AQUARIUM
3720 Stephen White Drive
San Pedro, CA 90731.
For information, visit their website or call (310) 548-7562.
600 State Drive (Exposition Park)
Los Angeles, CA 90037
Offers families Weekends at the Museum; Young Docent offers paid internship for high school students; Summer Technology Arts Program for High School students. For information, call (213) 744-7432.
CALIFORNIA SCIENCE CENTER
700 Exposition Park Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90037
(Located in Exposition Park)
Offers summer classes for students ages 3-17; M-F from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Classes are one week in length on a variety of topics. Tuition fees apply. Limited scholarships are available. Register online or by mail. For questions, call (213) 744-2325.
CHINESE AMERICAN MUSEUM
425 N. Los Angeles Street in Los Angeles
Hours are from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tues.-Sun. Call for information, (213) 485-8567.
1200 Getty Drive,
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Hours of operation are Tues.-Fri. from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sat. from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Sun. from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The parking cost is $15.00. Admission is free. For information, call (310) 440-7300
Closed during relocation. For information, call (323) 465-7900.
JAPANESE-AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM
369 E. First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. For inforamtion, call
480 N. Arroyo Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91103
Offers summer camps in July-August. For inforamtion, call (626) 449-9144.
3727 W. 6th St., Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90020.
For information, visit their website or call (213) 388-4229.
LONG BEACH AQUARIUM
100 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, CA 90802
(off Shoreline Drive)
Family programs are available year round. Summer Day Camp sessions for students ages 3-13 are available the last week in June through the middle of August. A calendar of events and one-day classes is available online. Call (562) 590-3100.
LOS ANGELES CHILDREN'S MUSEUM
For program information, visit the website.
LOS ANGELES JUNIOR ARTS PROGRAMS
--Barnsdall Art Center,
William Grant Still Art Center,
Canoga Park Youth Arts Center
Offer classes in the arts for students of all ages throughout the year. For information, call (213) 202-5498 or visit the website.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART, 5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Participation in LACMA activities is on a firt-come, first-served basis. For cost information or to receive a brochure, call the Education Deaprtment at (323) 857-6139. To print registration forms for all classes, visit the website.
- Art Classes are offered for children and adults throughout the year on a first-come, first-served basis. Call (323) 856-6139 for tuition and registration information.
- The Andell Family Sundays are offered to children ages 12 and younger every Sunday year-round from 12:30-3:30 p.m. and are included in the cost of museum admission.
- Sundays Live is a series of free concerts at 6:00 p.m. on selected Sundays.
- Summer Art Camp is held M-F starting in July. Classes are divided into separate age groups: 6-9 year olds. Call for information on tuitiion costs for morning, afternoon or all-day participation at (323) 857-6512.
628 Alamitos Ave., Long Beach, CA 90802. For inforamtion, call (562) 437-1689 or visit the website.
MUSEUM OF TOLERANCE
Simon Wiesenthal Plaza, 9786 W. Pico Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028. For information, call (310) 553-8403 or visit the website.
NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM
OF L. A. COUNTY
900 Exposition Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Admission is free the first Tuesday of each month. One-week summer sessions are scheduled on a variety of topics for children ages 5-13 and begin July-August, M-F. For information, call (213) 763-3348 or visit the website.
THE PALEY CENTER FOR MEDIA
465 N. Beverly Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
For inforamtion call (310) 786-2091 or visit the website.
SKIRBALL CULTURAL CENTER
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Offers family events year-round. For information and additional programs, call (310) 440-4500 or visit the website.
WATTS TOWER ART CENTER
1727 E. 107th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90002
For information regarding programs, call (213) 847-4646 or visit the website.
WESTERN MUSEUM OF FLIGHT
Located at Louis Zamperini Field
3315 Airport Dr., Red Baron, #3 Torrance, CA 90505
For information regarding programs, call (323) 326-9544.
WILLIAM GRANT STILL
2520 S. West View Street
Los Angeles, CA 90016
For information regarding programs, call (323) 734-1164.